How do I become a film director?

I'm a high school freshman. I'm going to be a film director but I'd like to know what I can do now to help me get there. There are no photography or media arts classes availiable at my school until senior year. I take a theatre workshop class now (I'm not sure if that helps). What can I do outside of school to get started? Also, are there any good filmmaking books that you know of?

Asked By: Dr Fernando - 3/8/2007
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Make your own films, try to see if there are photography classes through your city. See if there is a local theater group that you can film their plays for them (to get the experience). Research at your local library what is happening in the film industry - new equipment, film, new technology. You will have to go... More
Answered By: hr4me - 3/8/2007
Additional Answers (4)
No i wouldnt hire you to direct my movies...
Answered By: Rick R. - 3/8/2007
find a better school with better electives, then apply for film schoolafter you graduate.
Answered By: holy_crap321 - 3/8/2007
You should just practice filming and that will get you where you want to be. Good question though.
Answered By: omgpeepo33 - 3/8/2007
Pure talent might not be enough... More
Answered By: James S - 3/8/2007
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